Dell Gets It – Developers are the new Kingmakers

Alex Williams | October 14th

Developers are the new king makers. I hear that RedMonk phrase more often these days. It came up again yesteday in an interview at Dell World with Barton George, Dell's cloud...»

Cloud Storage Startup Leaders – for Consumer Nirvanix for Enterprise – Proof in the Customer Uptake

John Furrier | October 13th

We just covered the big IBM cloud announcement yesterday and now more action in cloud storage. In recent months we’ve heard enterprise storage companies rachet up its claims of being a enterprise cloud storage player. These...»

IBM PaaS: It’s All About the Middleware

Klint Finley | October 13th

IBM's been working on its WebSphere based platform-as-a-service for years now. GigaOM first reported a public beta of the service way back in 2009. This week IBM gave its SmartCloud portfolio of service a big push,...»

iCloud Media Hub Titilates but is it For Everyone?

Mellisa Tolentino | October 13th

iCloud, which was said to be conceptualized by the late Steve Jobs back in 1996 when he was still with NeXT, was formally released to the public yesterday and Apple fans can now experience the...»

Likes and Check-ins Add Up to 2M Springpad Users

Kristina Farrah | October 13th

Springpad, the smart notebook app that helps you remember anything you come across when you need it most, has hit a milestone today, having saved 27 million products, books, movies, music, recipes, places


Google Not Planning to Buy Akamai, Debunks Early Rumors

Maria Deutscher | October 13th

Yesterday Business Insider reported that internet search giant Google may be planning to acquire Akamai, a web acceleration solutions maker.  This resulted in a 10 percent rise in the latter’s shares, which have been going...»

Microsoft Calling for Beta Testers for the New Xbox Metro-Style dashboard

Steven Hodson | October 13th

Metro is permeating through just about every product in Microsoft’s arsenal and word came out during the last week that even the Xbox 360 would be getting a Metro make-over. According to the rumor, Microsoft was supposed...»

Dennis Ritchie RIP: Computer Science Pioneer and Father of the C Programming Language

Kyt Dotson | October 13th

Dennis Ritchie, the inventor of the programming language C and the co-inventor of the UNIX operating system has shuffled off this mortal coil. His contributions to contemporary computing are so far reaching that his work has...»

Dell’s Next Steps for Mobile, PC and Enterprise

Mellisa Tolentino | October 13th

"Dell World 2011: Unlocking Innovation in the Virtual Era”
These are the words used to entice technology lovers intrigue for Dell's 3-day event, which started on October 12 and will last until October 14, in Austin,...»

RIP Dennis Ritchie, Co-Creator of Unix and Creator of the C Programming Language

Klint Finley | October 13th

Computer scientist Dennis Ritchie wasn't as famous as Steve Jobs, but his contributions to technology are at least as mammoth. Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs confirmed today that Ritchie died October 8th. He was best known...»